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Padding a Dress Form

Threads magazine - 44 – Dec. 1992/Jan. 1993 Issue
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Besides being the most sensible method of customizing a dress form for anyone who already has one, this process is a wonderful way to develop a few often-neglected skills essential for successful sewing and fitting, such as a good eye, an understanding of the shapes of the body, and some experience draping fabric to fit it.  Suzanne Pierrette Stern demonstrates how fusible interfacing and cotton batting reshape a form to match your figure. From Threads #44

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  1. campbellcreek May 10th

    Thank you for this information. I will try it this week!

  2. User avater Claire_in_London March 23rd

    Will you be sharing the other 2-articles from this 3-part series please? I am lucky enough to own the archive DVD - but I am sure other Threads Insider members would love to read these articles :) !

    Part 2: Draping a Cover for a padded form (February 1993, Issue #045).

    and, Part 3: The Real You (August/September 1993 ,Issue # 048)

    (Above is Part 1 from: December 1992/ January 1993, Issue #044.)

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